Nadia Cattouse

Nadia Cattouse


image  Nadia Cattouse: Born 1924 in Belize City, British Honduras. She moved to England '51. Although her career was concentrated into less than ten years, she was a prominent and visible part of the folk scene, especially through TV work. She contributed one song to each volume of the two-volume anthology Edinburgh Folk Festival on Decca '64, allegedly recorded live at the festival but in fact put down in a studio hired for the recording sessions. In the mid '60s she appeared on the television 'God slot' programme Hallelujah alongside performers such as Sydney Carter and Martin Carthy; contributed to the Fontana album Songs From Hallelujah '66. Other performances appeared on the Waverley, Parlophone and Reality labels. With Robin Hall and Jimmie McGregor she made Songs of Grief & Glory '67. Signed to RCA, who released albums Earth Mother '70 (prod. by Sandy Robertson) and the various artists' anthology 49 Greek Street '70. Her son, Michael Lindup, went on to be a co-founder and keyboardist with Level 42.

Source: Donald's Encyclopedia of Popular Music